democratization

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Mideast Models for Egypt's Nascent Democracy

The popular uprising in Egypt is unprecedented as citizens forced an end to President Hosni Mubarak's 30 year regime. The transition to a democratic government will be fraught with challenges. What does democracy look like in the Middle East?

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Geo answer

Change is in the air in Nepal, the answer to our Geo Quiz today. Nepal's new national assembly voted today to formally abolish the country's monarchy. Anchor Lisa Mullins gets details from the BBC's Rabindra Mishra in the capital Kathmandu.

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Sunnis and Shias in Iraq

The establishment of the Sunni Awakening Councils were a key element in bringing some stability to war-ravaged Iraq. The BBC's Natalya Antelava now reports that the councils are feeling sidelined by Iraq's Shia dominated government.